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ASEAN-BAC urges ASEAN economic leaders to expedite six short-term priority measures for economic recovery

ASEAN-BAC urges ASEAN economic leaders to expedite six short-term priority measures for economic recovery ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ASEAN-BAC) presented its Outline for ASEAN Action (OAA) to ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEMs) who today met in a special session. In its presentation, ASEAN-BAC reiterated its call for the establishment of a Special Commission so that [...]

ASEAN-BAC urges ASEAN economic leaders to expedite six short-term priority measures for economic recovery 2020-06-10T17:03:02+08:00

CABC Joins Call for ASEAN High Level Special Commission on COVID-19

PRESS RELEASE ASEAN BUSINESS ADVISORY COUNCIL AND JOINT BUSINESS COUNCILS CALL FOR ASEAN HIGH LEVEL SPECIAL COMMISSION TO BETTER CO-ORDINATE COVID-19 RESPONSE AND POST-PANDEMIC ECONOMIC RECOVERY ACROSS SOUTH EAST ASIA • Calls for the establishment of a High-Level Special Commission to ensure better collaboration and cohesiveness across the region both in dealing with the [...]

CABC Joins Call for ASEAN High Level Special Commission on COVID-19 2020-05-21T15:04:55+08:00

Canada and Vietnam: Working Together for Global Health

Hon. Jean Charest, Honorary Chairman, Canada-ASEAN Business Council Wayne C. Farmer, President, Canada-ASEAN Business Council Thi Be Nguyen, CABC Canada Activities Chair, Manager, Office of the President and Major Donations, National Bank of Canada April 23, 2020 Shortages of personal protective equipment (“PPE”) for Canada’s frontline healthcare workers due to the COVID-19 crisis have [...]

Canada and Vietnam: Working Together for Global Health 2020-04-24T07:36:56+08:00

Le Canada et le Vietnam: travailler ensemble pour la santé mondiale

Le Canada et le Vietnam: travailler ensemble pour la santé mondiale L’honorable Jean Charest, Président honoraire, Conseil d’affaires Canada-ANASE Wayne C. Farmer, président, Conseil d’affaires Canada-ANASE Thi Be Nguyen, Directrice Bureau de la présidence et dons majeurs, Banque nationale du Canada, Cheffe des activités Canada, Conseil d’affaires Canada-ANASE La pénurie d’équipements de protection individuelle [...]

Le Canada et le Vietnam: travailler ensemble pour la santé mondiale 2020-04-25T08:25:23+08:00

Takeaways from CABC 8th AGM on 7 April 2020

On 7th April, the CABC held its first fully-virtual Annual General Meeting during which we took stock of CABC’s accomplishments over the past year and discussed how the Canadian private and public sectors will continue to make strides in our trade relationship with ASEAN. Here are some of the takeaways: 1. The Canadian private sector [...]

Takeaways from CABC 8th AGM on 7 April 2020 2020-04-23T20:16:18+08:00

ASEAN Policy Brief on the Economic Impact of COVID-19 (Apr 2020)

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted economic activities and upended lives, tapering growth prospects around the world. Across the region, the AMS have rolled out various measures to counter the impact of the pandemic. Stimulus measures included, among others, tax breaks, subsidies including targeted support and cash assistance, and moratoriums on loan payments and pension [...]

ASEAN Policy Brief on the Economic Impact of COVID-19 (Apr 2020) 2020-04-22T16:48:44+08:00

Key Messages from the 4th ARISE Plus Roundtable on Trade Facilitation (21 Jan 2020, Bangkok)

On 21 January, the 4th ARISE Plus Roundtable Discussion brought together representatives of AMSs’ Governments, the ASEAN private sector (ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ASEAN‐BAC) and the ASEAN Joint Business Councils (JBCs), inter alia), and trade facilitation experts to discuss the new e‐Platform for Consultations with the Private Sector (e‐Platform), as well as the progressive [...]

Key Messages from the 4th ARISE Plus Roundtable on Trade Facilitation (21 Jan 2020, Bangkok) 2020-03-18T12:50:38+08:00

APF Report: Canada should engagement with ASEAN and ASEAN member states

The Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada has recently published its first comprehensive national policy brief since 2016. Its position is that an immediate priority of any Canadian government must be the formulation and implementation of a comprehensive Asian strategy that draws on Canadian strengths and values to demonstrate its strategic commitment to the region. [...]

APF Report: Canada should engagement with ASEAN and ASEAN member states 2020-02-12T14:35:36+08:00

CABC Small Corporate Member Feature – PS Engage Global Government Relations Pte Ltd

CABC Small Corporate Member Feature – PS Engage Global Government Relations Pte Ltd PS Engage is a Singapore-based company that focuses on constructive engagement activities, government relations consulting and establishing public and private partnerships.  We work with leading multinational companies to support their engagement with governments across Asia working on key regulatory issues that [...]

CABC Small Corporate Member Feature – PS Engage Global Government Relations Pte Ltd 2020-02-03T15:50:41+08:00